"We have produced The Role Model, The Tower, Happily Ever Now and A Higher Ground. Cara Freedman's shows are some of the best teaching vehicles I know. The music is terrific and the kids love performing the shows. No one really realizes how much they have learned until the shows are over. From working on Cara's Shows as their entry to involvement at Temple, many adults have gone on to sit on or chair other Beth Am committees and projects. What an impact!"
-- Cantor Kay GreenwaldCongregation Beth Am, Palo Alto California
"Out children loved being in THE TOWER! As a non-Jewish institution, the script of THE TOWER was easily adaptable and the message of working together and overcoming our differences remained the same! Thank you!"
-- Dana DiChiaraDirector, Town and Gown Theatre, Birmingham Alabama
About Cara Freedman
Cara Freedman is an award-winning playwright, director, producer, and composer of numerous full-scale rock musicals
for Jewish youth. Her innovative theater programs in San Diego have trained thousands of young actors and actresses over the past 20 years.
Cara's shows have been produced in major theaters, synagogues, summer camps, religious schools, Jewish and secular high schools, community centers, and drama clubs across the continent.
A recipient of National Cable Television’s prestigious Telly Award for her music video production in THE ROLE MODEL
, Cara and her work have been featured on local and national television stations, radio programs, and in magazines. Her mini-musical, A SIGN UPON YOUR HAND
, received special accolades on the national CBS show, 48 Hours.
Currently Cara is leading and teaching music at Congregation Ner Tamid, and Congregation Ohr Shalom. In the summer, she is surrounded by happy campers at the La Jolla Jewish Community Center Camp Jaycee.